- The ex-husband of Kris Aquino, basketball star James Yap, gave his own take on the recent announcement of the actress about her engagement with Mel Senen Sarmiento
- Known for his short statements, the basketball star indicated that he’s happy for his former wife
- James is the father of Bimby, the second child of the actress
- The couple tied the knot in 2005, though parted ways in 2010 and in 2012, their marriage was nullified
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James Yap, the ex-husband of Kris Aquino, gave his reaction on the recent announcement of the actress about getting engaged with former DILG secretary and congressman Mel Senen Sarmiento.
James is a famous professional basketball player and is also known as the ex-husband of Kris Aquino.
Many have been wondering about the reaction of James to the engagement and soon enough, it came along.
In a report by the Manila Bulletin, James indicated he’s very happy for Kris.
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“Happy for her,” James said in a comment where he even placed three thumbs up emojis.
A separate report by Latest Chika recalled that the couple got married in 2005, had their child in 2017, though they parted ways in 2010, until their marriage was annulled in 2012.
Inquirer also ran a piece about James’ reaction to his wife’s marriage. His statement in this report is a bit longer.
“We all deserve to be happy, miga. Since Josh and Bimby approve of Mel, I am sure he loves them like his own. I’m glad they are in good hands,” James said.
When asked if he will also get married soon, the basketball star said he would like to keep everything under wraps for now.
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James Carlos Agravante Yap, more popularly known as James Yap, is a Pinoy professional basketball player for PBA’s Rain or Shine Elasto Painters team. He was born on February 15, 1982 and is also referred to as Big Game James. James is one of the most popular players in Philippine basketball and is also known as the former husband of actress and TV host Kris Aquino.
The basketball star's sweet Instagram post for his Italian wife Michela Cazzola, who celebrated her birthday recently, went viral. James described Michela as a hard-working, beautiful, and simple woman. He added that he and their two children. Michael and Francesca love Michela very much. Many netizens in the comments section also sent their birthday greetings to James’s wife.
James also has joined the vlogging bandwagon by starting his own YouTube channel and becoming a vlogger himself. The problem is like some newbies, he immediately encountered one of the common mistakes of vlogging. The basketball star narrated that he was chattering away in front of his mobile phone camera when he realized he was not recording at all. Instead of getting upset at the blooper, James just laughed at his own mistake.